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This selection of articles marks the fortieth anniversary of BLADE. half one covers the years 1973-1988; half , 1989-2000; and half 3, 2001-2012.

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In 1991, when the force field disintegrated, the pieces that made up Yu­ goslavia blew apart. It was as if a geological fault had caused a massive earth­ quake. The ancient but submerged and frozen nationalities suddenly found themselves free to maneuver. Names that hadn’t been heard since before World War I suddenly came to life: Serbia, Croatia, Montenegro, BosniaHerzegovina, Macedonia, Slovenia. Within each of these nations, other eth­ nic minorities from neighboring nations also came alive, usually demanding secession.

Grand strategy, orig­ inate in fear. The same is true of many nations. Rome did not set out to conquer the world. It set out to defend itself, and in the course of that effort it became an empire. The United States would have been quite content at first not to have been attacked and defeated by the British, as it was in the War of 1812. Each fear, however, once alleviated, creates new vulnerabilities and new fears. Nations are driven by fear of losing what they have. Consider the following in terms of this fear.

This was a unique moment. At other points in history Atlantic Europe would have only fallen even deeper into backwardness and poverty. But the economic pain was real and the Turks were very dangerous, so there was pressure to do something. It was also a crucial psychological moment. The Spaniards, having just expelled the Muslims from Spain, were at the height of their barbaric hubris. Finally, the means for carrying out such exploration was at hand as well. Technology existed that, if properly used, might provide a solution to the Turkey problem.

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